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Clean Energy Originator

Houston, United States | New York, United States

Origination and Business Development

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125,000 - 180,000

Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for a Clean Energy Originator to join our business and the extremely dynamic market, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 


As a Clean Energy Originator, you will play a crucial role within the Global Renewable Energy team, a highly regarded entity in the Global EAC and US REC market. Collaborating closely with the Strive team, our corporate climate action experts, you will contribute to the decarbonization journey of large and mid-tier corporate clients. You will guide corporate clients in devising effective strategies to reduce scope 2 emissions. Your responsibilities include identifying client needs, sourcing projects, and facilitating efficient contracting between project developers and corporations for the execution of (V)PPA contracts. The renewable energy market is dynamic, with constant changes driven by voluntary legislation such as CDP and RE100, as well as connections to other environmental laws like green Hydrogen. This landscape brings both uncertainty and opportunities for corporations on their decarbonization journey. Your role as an advisor is pivotal in helping clients navigate this dynamic environment, ensuring they capitalize on opportunities and establish enduring relationships within the corporate world.

Growing the global green economy. Ready to make it your mission?

Key Responsibilities

  • Negotiate (as an advisor) (V)PPA’s between large corporations and project developers
  • Leverage on client network of Strive team and market access of REC team
  • Commercially responsible to originate (V)PPA directly and indirectly in the market
  • Help clients understand the purpose and implications of (V)PPA

What does a rewarding career mean to you?

Key Requirements

  • Direct experience in negotiating (V)PPA with corporations
  • 7-10 year working experience with an advisory firm or utility
  • Existing commercial network
  • Extensive understanding of the ESG market and scope 2 emission reductions

Your career. Ready to make it mean something?

Compensation and Benefits

The candidate may also be eligible for discretionary compensation as determined annually within the company fiscal year. STX intends on offering the selected candidate a competitive base salary of 120,000 – 180,000 based on a number of objective factors such as relevant experience, holistic skillset, and applicable licenses and certifications.

In addition to a competitive salary, STX is committed to the well-being of our employees and offers extensive benefits including:

  • 100% Company Covered Health, Dental, and Vision for employees and their families with minimal co-pays
  • Retirement plan options with company match (401k)
  • 20 days of annual, flexible paid time off
  • Generous parental & caregiver leave
  • Reimbursement for office commuting costs
  • Monetary stipend for office equipment

STX Commodities is committed to fostering a fair and inclusive work environment by adhering to the principle of equal opportunity for all. As a global organization, we value diverse backgrounds and perspectives and strive to create a workplace free from any form of discrimination or bias based on race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. 


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Diversity Statement

We encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to enhance our team and contribute to a more inclusive work environment. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are more than just concepts – they are part of our everyday work culture, ensuring employees are welcomed and experience true camaraderie.

At STX, we ask applicants to think holistically about roles. If the role sounds exciting and a great fit for you but some of the criteria or required experience doesn’t 100% line up, we still encourage you to apply!

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If you have any questions or would like to talk about this position. Please do reach out to:

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Leah Odom

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